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Auction 125, Lot 355

"The West Indies, Exhibiting the English French Spanish Dutch & Danish Settlements with the Adjacent Parts of North & South America, from the Best Authorities", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1785 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm

An uncommon map of the Caribbean showing the colonial holdings of Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands, and Denmark after the Treaty of Paris in 1763, by way of a lettered key at left. Southern Florida is shown with large, interconnected waterways, effectively turning the region into an archipelago. The boundary between Florida and Georgia is labeled Limits Stipulated in 1738.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/24/2008